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Town of Bethlehem
Case 1: Advanced Life Support Program

County Town of Bethlehem
Contact person Judith Kehoe, Comptroller, 518-439-4955
Case descriptions Case 1: Advanced Life Support Program
Forms of restructuring intermunicipal cooperation
Specific services affected emergency medical response
Year started 1996
Partners the Town; AlbanyCo.
Primary goal to provide critical emergency care to residents
Barriers volunteer ambulance squad concerns over shared responsibilities
Benefits AlbanyCo. maintains staff of trained paramedics, filling need almost impossible to fill with volunteers
Impact on budget $300,000/yr additional cost
Impact on labor none
Key contact Richard Webster, Deputy Comptroller, 518-439-4955 ext.124